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Study Theatre

Major in Communication with an Emphasis in Theatre

Learn the fundamentals of the entertainment industry, from stage management and design to directing and acting. Participation, collaboration, and service are integral components of the program.

Train in state-of-the-art production facilities. The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts is the region's premier destination for the fine and performing arts. Our facility features the 1,000-seat Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall, a full theatrical stage, the 280-seat Dotty and Bill Miller Theater, and the 2,900 square-foot Rehearsal Hall.

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Topics unique to the Theatre emphasis track include:

  • Performance Studies
  • Acting
  • Theatre History
  • Stage Direction
  • Drama Studies
  • Stagecraft
  • Technical Production

What can I do with a theatre degree?

Work in the arts and entertainment industry across a broad spectrum of areas such as performance, technical production, design, and/or management.

Theatre graduates become:

  • Directors
  • Live performance producers
  • Voiceover artists
  • Stage managers
  • Broadcasters
  • Choreographers
  • Actors
  • Artists
Graduates in this emphasis track have also pursued careers in hotel/restaurant management, event planning, and facilities management.

Additional information
for the School of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts

Catalog – see program guides